Mourinho reveals why he gave Parrott match ball after Burnley thumping

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO claims he gave Saturday’s matchball to youngster Troy Parrott as it was his Premier League debut – therefore having a “much bigger meaning.”Spurs thrashed Burnley 5-0 at their new stadium, with goals from Harry Kane, Lucas Moura, Son Heung-Min and Moussa Sissoko.2 Jose Mourinho has revealed why he gave Troy Parrott the matchball after Spurs 5-0 win over BurnleyCredit: ReutersHowever, the biggest cheer was reserved for 17-year-old Republic of Ireland international Parrott, who came off the bench late on for his Tottenham debut.Parrott has been tipped by many as a star for the future.And he admits he is trying to follow captain Kane’s example as much as possible.Parrott was handed the ball at the end of the match despite Kane being named man-of-the-match.2And Mourinho has explained his decision, saying: “It was his debut and I think it had a much bigger meaning to a kid who last week was playing against others his age in the UEFA Youth League.”Mourinho also hinted Parrott could be set for an electric start against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.The Special One added: “Today he’s playing in the Premier League at 17. Will he play against Bayern?“I don’t know. All I can say is Kane won’t. Who plays? We’ll see.”Most Read In SportTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidHowever, reports claim Mourinho is looking at bringing a more experienced striker to the club in January.It’s reckoned Roma’s Edin Dzeko is his top target after Jose sent scouts to watch the ex-Man City star in action.Meanwhile, SunSport can exclusively reveal Spurs are trying to sign West Brom’s 19-year-old right-back Nathan Ferguson.José Mourinho compares Son wonder-goal vs Burnley to legendary Ronaldo Nazário strike for Barcelonalast_img read more

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